Wednesday 15 May 2013

Late News 13/05 Mousehole: Great Northern Diver offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 14/05 Tresillian: 3 Swifts over Tresillian in the afternoon. (A Nicholson)

Late News 14/05 Newlyn: 8+ Great Northern Diver, 100+ Manx Shearwater, 50+ Fulmar and 6 Storm Petrel off Sandy Cove. (T Mills)

Late News 14/05 Stithians Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck off the southern causeway.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag (plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings), 4 Canada Geese (plus 2 goslings), 8 Mallard, 3 Gadwall (2m, 1f), 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 8 Grey Heron, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Moorhen, c20 Swallow, 5 Swift, 3 Reed Bunting, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker & M Spicer) Also Otter in Longrock Pool at 07:05. (L Proctor)

Marazion: Flocks of 7 & 21 Whimbrel, 4 Oystercatcher, c30 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin and 2 Ringed Plover on the beach plus 2 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Newlyn: 8 Sandwich Terns, 2 Great Northern Divers (1 in full sum plum) and a drake Red-breasted Merganser off Tolcarne/Sandy Cove Also 9 Whimbrels flew north over the town. (D Parker & M Spicer) 15 whimbrel on Tolcarne beach mid afternoon. (T Mills)

Pendeen Watch: c50 Manx Shearwaters and 3 Kittiwakes plus numerous Gannets, Fulmars and auks all going south in the morning. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sandwich Tern and 14 (mostly 1s) Black-headed Gulls, plus the Black Swan still present. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Carne beach, Roseland: 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver, 1 sum plum Black-throated Diver, 10 Gannets (3 diving close to the shore) and 4 Guillemot. (A Nicholson)

Kennack Sands: 4 Sandwich Terns, 2 Whimbrel and 3 Sanderling. (A Pay)

Windmill Farm: 1 Greenshank. (A Pay)

Penzance: 2 Sandwich Terns fishing close inshore off Wherrytown. (S Maycock)

Sandwich Tern Penzance Cornwall 15513 S MaycockPorthgwarra: 2 Whitethroats. (S Maycock)

Wadebridge: Drake Garganey flew off with Mallard from the small pool below Coronation Park towards Wadebridge Town at 12:45. (C Selway)

Rosennanon Downs: 8 Whimbrel and 1 Common Swift in the morning. (C Selway)

Devoran: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Sandwich Tern, 47 Dunlin, 39 Black-headed Gull, 3 Shelduck and 4 Little Egret at 07:30, before most dog walkers are about! (J St Ledger)

Sandwich Tern at Devoran Cornwall 15th May 2013 J St Ledger

Longrock: 1s Med Gull in the evening. (P St Pierre)

The Rumps and Pentire Head: 2 Blackbird, 6 Carrion Crow, 6 Cormorant, 6 Dunnock, 4 Fulmar, 20 Gannet, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Guillemot, 50 Herring Gull, 12 House Sparrow, 30 Jackdaw, 2 Kestrel, 15 Kittiwake, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Linnet, 1 Little Egret, 5 Magpie, 2 Mallard, c30 Manx Shearwater, 7 Oystercatcher, 3 Pied Wagtail, 4 Puffin, 40 Razorbill, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 30 Rock Pipit, c50 Rook, 30 Shag, 2 Skylark, 10 Stonechat, c50 Swallow, 3 Swift, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 6 Whitethroat, 10 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Tehidy Woods: Drake Garganey in the afternoon until 19:00. (R Daddow)

Garganey Tehidy Cornwall 15513 R DaddowPar Beach: 5 Whimbrel, 10 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling and c30 Swift over the pool (N. Climpson)

Clapper Pools: 3 drake Tufted Duck with one female on Clapper pools this evening. (P Floyd-Spong)

Stithians Reservoir: Female Long-tailed Duck off the southern causeway for a second day.

Siblyback Lake: Ad Bonaparte’s Gull in cattle field at the north end opposite the hide, then flew to the pontoons at the recreation area in the evening. (M Beer)